HOUSE

A building designed for human habitation, usually as a permanent dwelling. Use specific term where known.

Norse House (Non-Preferred) | Viking House (Non-Preferred)

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Term Note
BACKLANDS An area of open ground associated with a medieval urban dwelling.
CRANNOG An island, partly or wholly artificial, often formed by dumping timber, earth and stones and revetted with timber piles or a palisade. Built in a loch, wetland or estuary and dating from prehistory to medieval.
HOUSE PLATFORM A levelled area cut into a slope, on which a house was built. Often the only visible evidence of the presence of a house.
ISLAND DWELLING A small, sometimes partly artificial, island with evidence of buildings and other structures related to domestic occupation, generally of medieval date.